Leadership Training Materials

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
John F. Kennedy


Effective Youth Leadership

Youth development is best promoted through activities and experiences that help youth develop competencies in social, ethical, emotional, physical, and cognitive domains (Eccles & Gootman, 2002; Roth & Brooks-Gunn, 2003). Read More

What are the characteristics of a good leader?

We need good leaders to help guide us and make the essential large-scale decisions that keep the world moving. Read More

Showing your Leadership Brand

A well-tended leadership brand is a reflection of your deepest values, helping people — including yourself — define who you are and assess your anticipated value as a leader. Read More

Influences of Youth Leadership within a Community-Based Context

In recent years much discourse has shaped the relevance in determining the role of youth leadership in community decision-making.  Read More

The Experience of Influence Among Youth Leaders

While the term “leadership” can be difficult to define, one term that is commonly seen in its association is “influence”. While the field of leadership has empirically identified several outcomes associated with adult influence (i.e., greater organizational performance, higher subordinate satisfaction, higher subordinate engagement), little is known about influence in youth leaders.  Read More

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Follow the Frog:  Rainforest Alliance ( VIDEO)